State ID: AZ
3 letter designator: PPA
Fire name: Contreras
Location: 31.8490, -111.5741
20 miles east of Sells, AZ
Reported acres: 50
Rate of spread:
Report on Conditions:
Resources: 1 IMT T3, 2 VLAT, 4 LAT1, 2 FASM, 2 FWAA, 2 HE2S, 2 ATS3, 1 CRW1, 1 CR2I
State ID: AZ
New Start Arizona
Contreras (AZ-PPA, BIA-Papago Agency), discovered 6/11, 50 acres. 20 miles east of Sells, AZ (31.8490, -111.5741). 1 IMT T3, 2 VLAT, 4 LAT1, 2 FASM, 2 FWAA, 2 HE2S, 2 ATS3, 1 CRW1, 1 CR2I.
Contreras (AZ-PPA), 250 acres. SEZ Type 3 IMT, 1 CR2I, 4 EN36 (Engine T3-6).
#ContrerasFire Update : Located on the Baboquivari Mtn range, N of the Baboquivari Peak, 20mi E of Sells, AZ - 1,670ac; 0% containment - SE AZ Type3 IMT assumed command this morning. More on Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8154/ #AZFire https://twitter.com/wildlandfireAZ/status/1536778158023684096/photo/1
Contreras Fire AZ. update - 1670 acres 0% contained
4 SEATs T811, T813, T896, T898,
4 LATs T03, T16, T103, T105,
1 VLAT T911,
T2 helo (5RH),
T3 helo (7RS)
INSANE FOOTAGE - On the Contreras Fire in Arizona. A massive dust devil in the background of a tanker drop. Last reported at 6,700 acres the fire is on the Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation. Multiple Hotshot crews are working the fire #contrerasfire #arizona #azwx #wildfire #fire
The Inciweb report is extremely detailed… I’m just putting the highlights here and the link is at the end.
Estimated Containment Date Sunday June 26th, 2022 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels are extremely dry, heavy fine fuel component, grasses standing 3 ft.
Short grass and brush
Strong gusty winds developed early this morning that pushed the fire to the north impacting Kitt Peak.
the @KittPeakNatObs Observatory and related scientific structures remain intact.
#ContrerasFire Update: The fire started on June 11 about 20 miles east of Sells, AZ and is at 20,360 acres, 40% contained.
See the complete update on Inciweb: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8154/
#ContrerasFire Update: Today’s operations briefing conducted by the Eastern Area Type 2 Incident Management Team. The fire is 28,977 acres, 50% contained.
More information on the fire is available at Inciweb: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8154/
#ContrerasFire Update: The 29,482-acre Contreras Fire reached 100% containment this afternoon as the monsoon rains covered much of the area.